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Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. First Edition. 1939. Printed before the fair opened. VG. Spine beginning to peel, some cover folds. (Stock number 003wf0625c) $35.00 SOLD

Views The New York World's Fair with mailing envelope. 48 page oversized souvenir booklet features a silver embossed Trylon and Perisphere and lettering on cover. Artist color renderings of the various exhibits and attractions. The Exposition Souvenir Corporation, 1939, Grinnell Lithographic Co, N.Y.C. Approx. 11" x 11.5" Excellent condition. Click to see envelope (Stock number 003wfb30) $65.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. First Edition. 1939. . Creases, upper right corner gone., cover starting to detach. etc.(Stock number 003wf0625d) $30.00 SOLD

The Town of Tomorrow. No. 15 The Johns Manville Triple Insulated. 4 page foldout.. Approx. 7.25" x 10.25" Folded horizontally in center otherwise Fine Condition (Stock number 003wf0624eu) $15.00 SOLD

1940. The British Pavilion. 114 page book. (Stock number 003wf0624ed) $25.00 SOLD

Balisea. Brooklyn and Long Island Stamp Exhibit Association. Luggage Label. 3 3/8" x 4 1/8". (Stock number 003wf0624eo) $10.00 SOLD

Railroads at the New York World's Fair. 1940. 12 page foldout. Great train pictures, Fair map. Fine (003wf625f) $16.00 SOLD

The Japanese Pavilion - New York World's Fair 1939. 4 page booklet describes the pavilion and the demonstrations held there. Approx. 4.5" x 6" (Stock number 003wf0219h) $18.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair 1939 Incorporated Building Code. September 1, 1936.112 pages. Waterstained. (Stock number 003wf 0625hd) $65.00 SOLD

The Horticultural Exhibition. Gardens on Parade. Souvenir Book. 99 pages. Approx. 7.25" x 10.25", Some cover creases. (Stock number 003wf0624eg) $30.00 SOLD

Pullman Exhibit 1939 World's Fair. 16 page booklet with illustrations of various models of Pullman Railroad Car. 10 1/4" x 7" (Stock number 003wf1003a) $30.00 SOLD

Ford News. April 1939. Special issue on the fair. Photos, amps. Approx 8 x12:. (Stock number 003wf0624ee) $30.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair Bulletin Volume II Number 1 April 1938. Artist's renderings of things to come. Large foldout aerial view of the fair. 10.5" x 13.75". Coating rubbed on covers. (Stock number 003wf0703cb) $35.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. Second Edition. 1939. Rougher than we'd like. Spine taped, lower right corner of cover missing. Creases etc.(Stock number 003wf1122b) $22.00 SOLD

Eat in New York at the Famous Horn & Hardart Automats brochure and folding map. Color Map of the fairgrounds, transportation lines and officially approved routes to the fair and a list of all of the Automats. Also contains 4 color photos of attractions. 8.5" x 3.75" folded, 17" x 22" open. Some cover soil, small tears. (Stock number 003wf1128ga) $40.00 SOLD

Polish Restaurant at the New York World's Fair 1940. Dinner Menu. 5.5" x 8.5". Polish Gastronomic Art Icn.Frontispiece is the M/S Pilsudski. Some minor stains. Paper adhesion probably from album mounting on reverse.Click to view interior (Stock number 003wf0618a) $25.00 SOLD

Washington Hall. Colonial Terrace. New York World's Fair 1940. Menu. 6" x 10". Paper adhesion probably from album mounting on reverse.(Stock number 003wf0618b) $25.00 SOLD

Old Prague Restaurant Cxechoslovak Pavillion. New York World's Fair 1939. Menu. Includes daily specials for Octobeer 12, 1949. 7" x 20.5". Some staining. Paper adhesion probably from album mounting on reverse.(Stock number 003wf0618c) $25.00 SOLD

Click on thumbnail for actual size view New York World's Fair 1939 Horseshoe Paperweight. Shield has Trylon and Perisphere With New York World's Fair 1939. Approx. 2" x 2 1/4" (Stock number 003wf0703a) $50.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Trylon and Perisphere Paperweights. Measures approx. 3.5" high; base1.75" long x .75" wide x .5" high. Bakelite base. "New York World's Fair" appears on the base. (Stock number 003wf0325g) $80.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Bakelite Trylon and Perisphere Paperweight. Approx 3.5" high; base measures 1" x 2 1/4". The Trylon and Perisphere are butterscotch colored bakelite while the Base is black bakelite. Some loss to decal on the front, which reads "New York World's Fair 1939 ©N.Y.W.F." (Stock number 003wf0425a) $80.00 SOLD

Click on thumbnail for actual size view New York World's Fair 1939 Horseshoe Paperweight. Shield has Trylon and Perisphere With New York World's Fair 1939. Approx. 2" x 2 1/4" (Stock number 003wf317) $50.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair. I Was There. 1939. Pinback Button. 5/8 " diameter. Union Label. Fine+ condition (Stock number 003wf825q) $25.00 SOLD

Flattened Coin New York World's Fair. The World of Tommorrow. 1939 Trylon & Perisphere. (003wf037) $13.00 SOLD

(Click on thumbnail for enlarged image.) Ashtray with trylon & perisphere, approx 3" x 3 1/2" Manuf by Almar, Point Marian PA. (003wf038) $60.00 SOLD

Pin with chain and date, Pin is 5/8" high x 3/8" wide. Chain is 1 1/2" long. (003wf039) $25.00 SOLD

Sterling Silver Child's or Women's Ring. Approx 5/8" diameter. Design is 3/8" x 5/8" (003wf040) $45.00 SOLD

Leather Match Case with Trylon & Perisphere. Very good Condition. 1 1/2" x 2" (003wf041) $35.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Sterling Demitasse Spoon. Shows trylon and perisphere and a skyline of pavilions. 3 1/2" long. Marked with maker's mark and "sterling" (Stock number 003wf0316b) $35.00 SOLD

Click on thumbnail for larger image 1939 New York World's Fair Tumbler. 4 1/2" high showing fireworks over the Trylon and Perisphere. (Stock number 003wf327) $25.00 SOLD

Elgin American 1939 New York World's Fair Cigarette Case. Blue enamel trylon and perisphere decoration. Apprx 3 3/4" x 2 7/8" Scratches front and back. (Stock number 003wf0824d) $65.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair 1939 Ring. Approx. 1" x 5/8" shiield on adjustable ring. Features the T & P. Very minor scatches. (Stock number 003wf0824e) $35.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Glass Tumbler. 4..75" tall. No chips or cracks (Stock number 003wf843) $35.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair. General Electric Building Bookmark, 4" long some scratches. (Stock number 003wf0703az) $26.00 SOLD

The City of Light. Presented by Consolidated Edison. Oversized 24 page booklet on their pavilion. 14" x 10" Small amount of paper loss on rear cover. (Stock number 003wf0703ca) $35.00 SOLD

Book of Nations. New York World's Fair. Compiled and Edited by William Bernbach and Herman Jaffee. Book and Maps Designed by Clarence Pearson Hornung. Auspices of Foreign Government Commissioners. Published by Winkler & Kelmans. 1939.189 page hardbound book. Some edge rubbing. Rubs and edge tears on dust jacket (Stock number 003wf0610c) $50.00 SOLD

Long Island - Brooklyn Queens. Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Region No. 1. New York State Exhibit. New York World's Fair 1940. 80 pages VG-Fine. 8.25 x 10.5" (Stock number 003wf911f) $20.00 SOLD

The Coronation Scot. Great Britain's Luxury Train. In Exhibition at the New York World's Fair. 16 pg. fold out brochure. VG-Fine (003wf1015d) $15.00 SOLD

1939 NYWF Color Linen Postcards. 23 cards. Mixed used and unused. Parachute jump,Westinghouse, Sun Dial at Sunset, Star Pylon, Bridge of Wings, Theme Center (T&P), NYC Building, Du Pont Chemistry Building, Gas Exhibits, RCA, Cosmetics, Food, Glass Center, Railroad, New York State Exhibit & Fountain Lake Amphitheatre, Music Hall, Aviation, Court of States, Westinghouse at night(2), Hall of Fashion, Corona Gate North, Horticultural Exhibit Corners slightly discolored by photo corners.(Stock number 003wf0125pb) $50.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair Real Photo Postcards. Set of 20 Official Photographs by Underwood and Underwood. Subjects include: USSR Building.USSR Building at Night. Night Illumination. Communications Building. Communications Building at Night. Theme Center, The Perisphere. British Pavilion. Foreign Exhibit Building. Statue - Geo. Washington. Fountain and Fireworks. Federal Building at Night. Goodrich Building. Schaefer Center. Constitution Mall. Constitution Mall. at Night. Lagoon of Nations. Food Building. Statuary - Constitutional Mall. One of the colorful entrances. Cards are in fine condition. Box shows wear. (Stock number 003wf0514k) $75.00 SOLD

The Story Behind the World's Largest Store Counter with Mammoth Display of Wrigley's Gum. 12 page booklet. Light scuffs. (Stock number 003wf1015i) $22.00 SOLD

The New York 1939 Official World's Fair Pictorial Map Created by Tony Sarg. This item exceeds the size of our scanner - image is a partial view. Some creases and folds. (Stock number 003wf1015m) $35.00 SOLD

Think. New York World's Fair Number 1940. 52 page magazine published by IBM . Approx. 9" x 12" Cover hands folds a few pages are stained. Scarce item. (Stock number 003wf0121t) $25.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair Banner. Approx 8" wide by 9" long. Some color running, pilling and soil. String is torn Has original paper price tag. (Stock number 003wf0529a) $40.00 SOLD

Scarce 1939 New York World's Fair Baseball Cap. Fabric is flannel. Size is small Fabric can use a touch up with an iron. Brim is intact. (Stock number 003wf0403ra) $65.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair Felt Hat. 11.5" long x 4.5" high. Nice condition (Stock number 003wf0403rb) $50.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Pin. 3/4" diameter, Trylon and perisphere in center. Interesting inlay. Small chip in bottom inlay section. (Stock number 003wf0228cc) $50.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Trylon and Perisphere Thermometer. Approx 3 3/4" high, base measures 1" x 2 1/4". Base is bakelite. Trylon appears to be bakelite or similar plastic, Ball appears to be painted wood. Some loss to decal on the front, some paint loss on the perisphere.(Stock number 003wf0314ca) $75.00 SOLD

1940 New York World's Fair Felt Shoulder Patch. Approx. 2.5" x 3.5". (Stock number 003wf606d) $25.00 SOLD

The World of Tomorrow. New York World's Fair 1939 Pennant. Soiled and stained this pennant has seen better days. 11" long by 4.5" high. (Stock number 003wf516f) $25.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Miniature Pennant. Approx 8" long x 3.5" high. Pennant is curling a cool iron would help. (Stock number 003wf516e) $40.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Pin. Trylon and Perisphere with skyline on globe. 1.75" high. 1.5" wide.(Stock number 969wf003) $50.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Lapel Pin. Approx. 3/4" diameter. Etched Prod. Corp, Long Island City Mark on reverse, Really nice shape. (Stock number 003wf0410b) $30.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Trylon and Perisphere Paperweight. 4.5" tall, 2.5" diameter base. Top of trylon is a bit crooked. Some plate loss still a nice piece.(Stock number 003wf707) $65.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Pin. Trylon and Perisphere in hexagon. 1.5" high. 1.75" wide.(Stock number 969wf004) $55.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Tie Clasp. Circle Marked NY World's Fair Contains the Trylon and Perisphere. 2.5" long. Circle is 5/8", (Stock number 969wf002) $50.00 SOLD

Trylon and Perisphere Metal Pin. New York World's Fair. 1 1/8" wide x 1 3/4" high. Fine + condition. (Stock number 003wf912b) $50.00 SOLD

Click on thumbnail for enlarged image Ashtray with Trylon and Perisphere Bronze colored metal ashtray with image of Trylon & Perisphere and "1939 New York World's Fair" etched along the bottom. Marked on the reverse "N.Y.W.F. 1939 Strikalite" 5"wide x 3.5" high Significant discoloration. (Stock number 003wf1008b) $50.00 SOLD

SyrocoWood 1939 NYWF Ashtray. Features trylon and peripshere in the center. Approx 2 3/8" square. Foil label on reverse. (Stock number 003wf0824e) $25.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Match Book Holder. Brass or copper with embossed trylon and perisphere on front. 150th anniversay of Washington's inauguration with George's profile on reverse. Significant wear and scratching. (Stock number 003wf705e) $45.00 SOLD

This certificate verifies that Arthur S. Wilson (Name written in) was present upon the occasion of the visit of their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the New York World's Fair, June 10, 1939. Click to see reverse 3.75"w x 2.5" h. (Stock number 005rc0531a) $40.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. First Edition. 1939. Vg-Fine (Stock number 003wf020) $35.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. Second Edition. 1939. VG-Fine. (Stock number 003wf021) $30.00 SOLD

Official Guide Book, The World's Fair of 1940 in New York.Cover folded otherwise VG-F (Stock number 003wf051) $30.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. First Edition. 1939. VG. Spine beginning to peel, some cover folds. (Stock number 003wf0424b) $25.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. First Edition. 1939. Vg-Fine with foldout map.(Stock number 003wf705c) $35.00 SOLD

1939 New York World's Fair Set of 20 Actual Photos in original box. Approx 2" x 2 3/4". Box shows wear, photos clean and sharp. (Stock number 003wf315) $30.00 SOLD

Greetings from the New York World's Fair Foldout Mailer. 9 double sided linen finishpictures. Grinnell Litho Co. Some minor crayon scrawl on inside of mailer, rubbing and folding. Pictures fine. (Stock number 003wf316) $22.00 SOLD

Official Guide Book, The World's Fair of 1940 in New York.Cover folded otherwise VG (Stock number 003wf1205a) $30.00 SOLD

A Group of 11 1939 NYWF Postcards. Used and unused postcards. British Pavillion, Bridge of Wings, Hall of Music, Section of Court of States, Fountain Lake Amphitheatre, Perisphere and Helicline, A Beautiful Sun Dial at Sunset, George Washington, Medicine and Health Building, Trlyon and Perisphere, World's Fair Music Hall (Stock number 003wf0110a) $30.00 SOLD

1939 NYWF Metalite Foil Postcards.A group of 6. Theme Center (T&P) (One unused, 1 used with NYWF cancel), Marine Building,,Music Auditorium, Railroad Transportation Building, Hall of Communications (Stock number 003wf0126pa) $20.00 SOLD

1939 NYWF Black and White Photographic Postcards. 29 cards. US Steel, Fireworks, Rextile Building, Unusual Bridge, Communications Building, Westinghouse, Section from Air, Sun Dial, Temple of religion, British Empire,,Spiral Fountain, AT&T, Marine Transportation, Hall of Communications, Dolphin, Italian Pavilion, Scene, Section of Court of States, Westinghouse (at Night) , Crowds Leaving Perisphere, Consitution Hall, Business Systems Building, Riders of the Elements,. Corners slightly discolored by photo corners.(Stock number 003wf0125pa) $60.00 SOLD

Official Guide. New York World's Fair/ The World of Tomorrow. First Edition. 1939. VG. Spine beginning to peel, some cover folds. (Stock number 003wf616m) $25.00SOLD

Gateway to New York World's Fair. New York Herald Tribune Section XI April 30, 1939. 64pg special section Approx 10 1/2" x 15 1/2" Some cover folds and edge tears Contents Fine. (Stock number 003wf145) $50.00SOLD

6 Postcards of the New York World's Fair. Christian Science Building. One exterior view and 5 interior views. Near Mint. Scarce. (Stock number 003wf0405ae) $30.00 SOLD

Puppet World (Containing Victor Puppet Opera Program) New York World's Fair Performances Gas Industries Building. 6.5" x 9.25". 15 pages. Soiled with some edge damage. (Stock number 003wf0516L) $24.00 SOLD

Cinema at the Pavilion of the U.S.S.R. New York World's Fair. Amkino Presents Baltic Deputy. 4 page theatre program. Some creases (003wf0403nm) $20.00 SOLD

Japanese Pavilion. New York World's Fair. Diecut booklet. 12 pages. Approx. 2.5 x 6" Fine Condition (Stock number 003wf0121p) $25.00 SOLD

Visit Cuba at the World's Fair 32 page booklet. . Approx. 8" x 9" Water damaged (Stock number 003wf0121s) $20.00 SOLD

Know Ecuador. Ecuador Pavillion. 12 page booklet.. Approx. 6" x 9" Fine Condition (Stock number 003wf0121aa) $15.00 SOLD

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 12 page brochure ... Approx. 4" x 9" Almost fine condition. (Stock number 003wf0121ah) $25.00 SOLD

House of Jewels. Single folded sheet. Spnsored by Tiffany & Co. Cartier, Black Star & Frost-Gorham, Marcus & Co., Udall & Ballou. (Stock number 003wf705) $10.00 SOLD

Futurama. General Motors Copyright 1940. Approx 8.25" x 7". B/W photos and descriptive text of the exhibit. Fine (Stock number 003wf0121f) $40.00 SOLD

Billy Rose's Aquacade. New York World's Fair. 1940. Fine. (Stock number 003wf911g) $30.00 SOLD

A Glimpse of Canada's Mineral Industry. 31 page illustrated booklet. 4.25" x 9" (Stock number 003wf0516N) $15.00 SOLD

To Face Your World of Tommorrow. Fleishmann's Yeast. 4 page foldout/ 2.75 x 5" (Stock number 003wf0516T) $15.00 SOLD

Yale in the World of Tomorrow. 12pgs. Diecut booklet. History of Yale Lock Co. Product illustrations. Light soil at right edge of perisphere otherwise Fine. (Stock number 003wf0315d) $20.00 SOLD

Billy Rose's Aquacade. New York World's Fair. 1939. Fine. (Stock number 003wf825a) $30.00 SOLD

The Coronation Scot. Great Britain's Luxury Train. In Exhibition at the New York World's Fair. 16pg fold out brochure. VG-Fine (003wf811a) $15.00 SOLD

Railroads at the New York World's Fair 1939. 12pg foldout/ Color illust. (Stock number 003wf811b) $22.00 SOLD

The Pullman Company Exhibit. The World's Fair of 1940 in New York. 16pg booklet. Very Good-Fine (Stock number 003wf803aa) $35.00 SOLD

See the Pittsburgh Exhibits at the New York World's Fair. Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Pittsburgh Corning Glass Corporation. An interesting 8 page foldout with maps and description of the PPG exhibits at both NYWF 1939 and the Golden Gate Expo. (Stock number 003wf0516J) $18.00 SOLD

Uruguay at the New York World's Fair. 8 page foldout.3.75 x 8.5: (Stock number 003wf0516O) $15.00 SOLD

Just How Do You Make Good Pictures. Kodak. 6 page foldout. 7.25 x 4". (Stock number 003wf0516Q) $22.00 SOLD

The General Motors Exhibit Building. 1939. Highways and Horizons. 16 part foldout. 4.5 x 9" (Stock number 003wf0516R) $22.00 SOLD

Futurama. General Motors Copyright 1940. Approx 8.25" x 7". B/W photos and descriptive text of the exhibit. Some cover staining and rubbing, 1/4" separation at top of spine Small area of lower left corner damage on rear cover (Stock number 003wf0405ab) $30.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair Postal Mailer. 9 Foldout cards with 18 images. Curt Teich and Co. Used. Edge rub and soiling, interior clean and crisp. (Stock number 003wf0405ad) $24.00 SOLD

New York World's Fair 1939. 12 pg foldout brochure. Fine. ((Stock number 003wf0316a) $16.00 SOLD

Royal Liverpool Insurance Groups. NYWF map in carrying envelope. Foldout map includes maps of the fair, autoroutes, subway and shopping district street, map. Approx. 4" x 8" (Stock number 003wf1025aa) $25.00 SOLD

Cine-Kodak at the Fair. 6 page foldout. 3.75" x 8.5". (Stock number 003wf0516AA) $22.00 SOLD

Shell Map of New York World's Fair. Foldout roadmap. Very fine condition (003wf712ca) $30.00 SOLD

The New York World's Fair. Maps That Show How to Get There Bu Subway, Automobile. Hotel Great Northern. Approx 3 1/2" x 8" Foldout with map in center. Fine (Stock number 003wf825f) $22.00 SOLD

American Jubilee. Publicity Photo. 11" x 14" Rolled. Detailed scan is incomplete. Phot is intact and complete. (Stock number 003wf195) $50.00 SOLD

Office Management Department 1940 Panoramic Photo in front of Administration Building. Taken by Apeda Studio. Click to view a portion. 10" x 30" Rolled. (Stock number 003wf196) $55.00 SOLD

Banking Department. Treasury Division 1940 Panoramic Photo in Front of International Pavillions. Taken by Apeda Studio. 10" x 30" Rolled. (Stock number 003wf196a) $55.00SOLD

American Jubilee. Drymounted original photograph. 25" x 20" Some staining and backing curl. From a small cache of publicity photos found in a New Hampshire barn.(Stock number 003wf079) $55.00 SOLD

Original Aerial photograph. 11 x 14" . Has been rolled. Some edge tears. From a small cache of publicity photos found in a New Hampshire barn. (Stock number 003wf078) $50.00 SOLD

Original Aerial photograph. 11 x 14" . Has been rolled. Some edge tears. From a small cache of publicity photos found in a New Hampshire barn. (Stock number 003wf080) $50.00 SOLD


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